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Posted by **jarlee** on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 4:20am.

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**drwls**, Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 6:56amLet the "other side" length be x

The Pythagorean theorem can be written in this case

64 + x^2 = (2x +3)^2 = 4x^2 +12x + 9

Combine terms.

3x^2 +12x -55 = 0

Solve for the positive root, x

x = (1/6)[-12 + sqrt(144 + 660)]

= ____ (not an integer)

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